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The New Mexico Department of Health works in many ways to promote, preserve and protect your health. Below are just a few of our programs, all of which provide some of the most requested and important services we provide to you.

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Birth & Death Certificates

Our Vital Records office collects, processes, corrects and issues copies of birth and death certificates.

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Medical Cannabis Program

Ensures patients have safe access to medicine for a number of qualifying health conditions, and licenses non-profit producers and dispensaries in the state.

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WIC

WIC is the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). It is a federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and our Public Health Division.

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Immunization Program

Request copies for shot records as well as child and adult immunization information.

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Health Facility Licensing & Certification

Our Division of Health Improvement licenses health facilities, such as hospitals and nursing homes, to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.

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Developmental Disabilities

Our Developmental Disabilities Support Division provides service and support to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Stay in the KnowLatest News

Oct
19

Groundwater Contamination: Detected in Cannon Air Force Base Groundwater
The New Mexico Environment Department, the New Mexico Department of Health, and the New Mexico Department of Agriculture have been informed by Cannon Air Force Base that Per- and Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances, chemicals associated with fire-fighting foams - used by Cannon Air Force Base personnel - have been detected in groundwater on and off base. PFAS are emerging chemicals that may be associated...

Oct
16

Important Mosquito Species Found in Albuquerque
The City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department and the New Mexico Department of Health have determined that a species of mosquito called Aedes aegypti is now being collected in the Rio Grande bosque area of Albuquerque. This is the first time that this mosquito vector capable of transmitting Zika, dengue, chikungunya and other diseases has been recovered in Albuquerque or Bernalillo Coun...

What's Happening at DOHFeatured Events

Oct
24

Flu (Influenza)
Silver City Public Health Office
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The immunization clinic is open to the public and free of charge. Everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine each flu season, especially people in the following groups because they...

Oct
24

Flu (Influenza)
Silver City Public Health Office
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The immunization clinic is open to the public and free of charge. Everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine each flu season, especially people in the following groups because they...

Message from the Cabinet SecretaryLynn Gallagher

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has a strong and enduring commitment to creating conditions which enable the people of New Mexico to thrive. We are committed to improving health status, and to ensuring the availability of and equitable access to high quality health services that meet the needs of our communities.

Latest from the Blog

Oct
18

Breast Cancer Awareness Month
This year, to commemorate October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I am turning the blog over to Dawn Hunter, NMDOH Deputy Secretary, to share a very important and personal message.

Sep
14

Working to Reduce Suicide Rates in New Mexico
The Department of Health and I encourage everyone during the month of September during National Suicide Prevention Month to learn the warning signs of suicide and link to the resources available.